The Cake Poker Network (CKPN) is a major player in the online poker network industry, famous for its universal "Gold Stacks" loyalty rewards program among other things. The poker network’s software was intricately designed by a faction of vigilant online poker players who wanted an experience that was more accommodating to the average online poker player’s desires.
Thus, in 2004, the Cake Poker Network was born. Owned by Cake Gaming N.V. and licensed in Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, the online poker network launched its flagship poker site, Cake Poker. Recognizing a ground-breaking product’s rise to the surface, other poker sites promptly hopped on board the Cake Poker Network.
A number of well-known poker sites joined the network in 2009 when industry giant Microgaming Network dropped out of the US market in late 2008; a disagreeable maneuver for some of their bigger partners. The Cake Poker Network was quickly on the rise once more, and has continued its steady progression as a network industry leader.
The Cake Poker Network offers an amicable assortment of online poker games in a wide range of limits and stakes. All manners of tournaments are provided, including a series of network-promoted tournaments. Other network promotions include the "Gold Stacks" loyalty rewards program, the "Gold Cards" promotion and the "Gold Chips" campaign, relative to the frequent player points (FPP) systems used by most online poker sites.
The Cake Network also offers The Exchange, a player-to-player marketplace which allows players to take Cake Network Gold Cards and have the ability to buy and sell. With The Exchange, you have the option of selling Gold Cards for cash or buying them from players to be able to compete in exclusive tournaments.
Cake 2.0 is the new poker platform created by the software engineers of the Cake Network. With this new platform, player feedback was taken into consideration. The new platform offers customization, a new lobby, more organized setting, new player tools and more. The Network also has two customer support systems. #1 acts as the main customer support model while #2 will provide you with a backup support for your system helping to handle and questions or concerns the standard model cannot handle.
The software developed by Cake Gaming is attractive, user-friendly and provides an expedient game pace favored by many online poker players. After all, that was the whole point of founding the Cake Poker Network was to provide a more appealing, player-friendly environment, and according to most members of poker sites on the Cake Network, that unified goal has been realized.